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Review: could Latanoprost cause Frequent headaches?

Summary: Frequent headaches could be caused by Latanoprost, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Finasteride, and have Glaucoma.

We study 3,167 people who have side effects while taking Latanoprost from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Frequent headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent headaches and more.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 3,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Latanoprost. Among them, 92 people (2.90%) have Frequent Headaches. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,208,234 people who have Frequent Headaches on eHealthMe.

Trend of Frequent headaches in Latanoprost reports

Time on Latanoprost when people have Frequent headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent headaches66.67%29.63%0.00%3.70%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Latanoprost * :

FemaleMale
Frequent headaches66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Frequent headaches when taking Latanoprost * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent headaches0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.41%18.92%75.68%

Severity of Frequent headaches when taking Latanoprost ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Frequent headaches ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Glaucoma (46 people, 50.00%)
  2. Hypertension (13 people, 14.13%)
  3. Abdominal pain upper (12 people, 13.04%)
  4. Prostatic disorder (12 people, 13.04%)
  5. Hyperchlorhydria (7 people, 7.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Finasteride (14 people, 15.22%)
  2. Nexium (13 people, 14.13%)
  3. Aspirin (11 people, 11.96%)
  4. Lisinopril (10 people, 10.87%)
  5. Xalatan (10 people, 10.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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